Psoriatic arthritis (or Arthropathic psoriasis) is a type of inflammatory arthritis that affects around 20% of people suffering from the chronic skin condition Psoriasis. It occurs more commonly in patients with tissue type HLA-B27. Treatment of psoriatic arthritis is similar to that of Rheumatoid arthritis. More than 80% of patients with psoriatic arthritis will have psoriatic nail lesions characterised by pitting of the nails, or more extremely, loss of the nail itself (onycholysis). Psor ...
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... Because psoriatic arthritis involves two conditions rather than one, even mild cases present challenges. Psoriatic arthritis can also be discouraging because skin and joint problems frequently don''t ...
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  • (National Women's Health Information Center, OWH, HHS)
  • 2004 Drug Guide (Arthritis Foundation)